Call for project: Construction of a sewage system for the city of Baaqline
Date of online publication: 15 January 2009 (Last Updated : 17 July 2009)
Baaqline faces serious problems in protecting its environment due to the lack of drainage systems and wastewater treatment. Wastewater is still discharged in unsafe and unhealthy open pits, which infiltrate to the groundwater.
This text is a brief summary in English. The full article is only available in French or Arabic.
During the civil war the region has experienced a period of rapid development due to the relocation of many people from Beirut and its suburbs. This quick growth lacked urban planning and adequate infrastructure for the area. (Available in French)